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Julia Vysotskaya
Юлия Высоцкая
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Vysotskaya in 2013
Julia Aleksandrovna Vysotskaya

(1973-08-16) 16 August 1973 (age 50)
Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, RSFSR, USSR
  • Russia
  • Belarus
Occupation Actress, tv presenter, writer
Years active 1992–present
(m. 1998)
Children 2

Julia Aleksandrovna Vysotskaya (Russian: Юлия Александровна Высоцкая; born 16 August 1973) is a Russian actress and television presenter.


Julia Vysotskaya was born in Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia). She finished high school № 9 in the city of Baku in 1990. She graduated in drama from the Belarusian State Academy of Arts in 1995 and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 1998.

She worked at the Belarusian Janka Kupała National Academic Theatre, where she played the lead role in productions of The Star Without a Name and The Bald Soprano among others.

She currently acts in productions staged at the Mossovet Academy Theatre.

In 2008 she was invited to be the culinary supervisor at a Russian evening held during the World Economic Forum in London. In 2009 she was culinary director of the Moscow restaurant "Family Floor".

Since 2003 she has presented the evening programme Let's Eat at Home! and the morning show Breakfast with Julia Vysotskaya on NTV.

She has been the editor-in-chief of the culinary magazine KhlebSol since 2009, year in which she also helped set up the culinary social network and the first online cooking channel where users can watch Julia Vysotskaya preparing dishes, and her video blog, which is regularly updated with new content.

Vysotskaya is the author of numerous cooking best-sellers, of which she has already sold over one and half million copies.

The actress has received wide acclaim for her portrayal of Olga in the 2016 Holocaust drama Paradise.

Personal life

She has been married to film director Andrei Konchalovsky since 1998. They have two children, a daughter, Maria (1999), and a son, Petr (2003).

Recognitions and awards

  • Best Actress Award for her role in John Osbourne's play Look Back in Anger
  • Best Actress Award at the "Vivat, kino Rossii" festival for her role in House of Fools
  • In 2007, her programme Let's Eat at Home! received the prestigious "TEFI" award in the Entertainment Programme. Way of Life category, and an "Effie" award for Brand of the Year.
  • In 2009, the programme Let's Eat at Home! was awarded the "Approved by Russian Ecologist" accolade in recognition of its work promoting a healthy lifestyle.
  • Best Actress Award at the Golden Eagle Awards for her role in Paradise
  • Best Actress Award at the Nika Awards for her role in Paradise
  • Best Actress Award at the Munich International Film festival for her role in Paradise

Work in the theatre

Yanka Kupala National Academic Theatre

  • 1993: The Bald Soprano by E. Ionesco — Mrs. Smith
  • 1995: Look Back in Anger by J. Osborne — Alison
  • 1995: The Star Without a Name by M. Sebastian — Mona
  • 2002: Love Is a Golden Book, play inspired by A. Tolstoy's work

Mossovet Theatre

  • 2004: The Seagull by A. ChekhovNina Zarechnaya
  • 2009–present day: Uncle Vanya by A. ChekhovSonya

Moscow Dramatic Theatre on Malaya Bronnaya


Year Title Role Notes
1992 To Go and Not Return Zosya TV
1994 Bewitched Girl in the public debate
1994 Game of the Imagination Zhenya
2002 House of Fools Zhanna Timofeeva
2002 Max Helen
2003 The Lion in Winter Alais
2005 Soldiers' Decameron Vera
2006 The First Rule of the Queen Inna Seliverstova Mini-series
2007 Gloss Galya
2010 The Nutcracker in 3D Mother / The Snow Fairy
2016 Paradise Olga
2020 Dear Comrades! Lyudmila 'Lyuda' Syomina

See also

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